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Earth, environmental and planetary sciences’ Steven Hauck weighs in on research on iron sulfide layer surrounding Mercury’s magnetic field

Iron sulfide may be keeping Mercury’s core toasty and its magnetic field alive

Science NewsSteven Hauck, professor and chair of the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, weighed in on new research that suggests Mercury’s magnetic field is surrounded by a protective layer of iron sulfide.